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Orphrey: Saint Francis receiving the stigmata

Orphrey. Red satin ground with the design woven with brown, white and green silk, and white linen wound with gilded gold beaters' skin (Cyprian gold).

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 15th–16th century

Accession Number

97.567

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes